Standardisation und approvals

Consequences of the judgement of the European Court of Justice for small wastewater treatment plants and their users –

All standards for small wastewater treatment plants are still in process and it can be assumed that the judgement of the European Court of Justice has some influence on the content of the stan-dard EN 12566. At the very moment it is the main question how Germany can include the established principles of the technical approval into European or national standards or technical rules in a way that

a new intervention of the European Commission can be excluded,

the quality of the German products is not reduced,

the environment is not affected by the effluent of treated wastewater from SWW plants,

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